Vince Taylor doesn't fit the stereotype of unkempt twentysomething protesters at the Occupy Wall Street site in Manhattan, which was clear from the homemade canvas sign he held there. It read: "75 AND DISGUSTED."
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WASHINGTON — While many in major East Coast cities wondered whether officials over-prepared the public for Hurricane Irene, the answer from the mostly rural areas hardest hit by the storm was unequivocally no.
Already a killer storm, Irene sloshed through the New York metropolitan area Sunday, briefly flooding parts of the city and severing power to a million people but not provoking the doomsday urban disaster that had been feared. Diminished to a tropical storm and racing to its own demise in New England...
Barack Obama rallied young Americans to help him win the presidency in 2008, and his re-election strategists want to summon their enthusiasm again. To figure out what's driving young people this time around, his campaign — and Republican challengers — may well look to his White House...
In some ways it's the perfect Twitter story. Arguably the top breaking news event of the last 10 years, the death of Osama bin Laden is still reverberating through the vast Internet ether that gives each of us access to global conversations.